This week, we have a special full length discussion of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ which was just released on Disney+ last week, allowing more people to see the wildly popular Broadway production than perhaps ever before… while also re-kindling criticisms the show received early in its run about its treatment of slavery — or the lack thereof.
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Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
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